Kate is an attorney in the Life Sciences and Chemistry team at Kilburn & Strode. Her practice focuses on a variety of technologies in the chemical field, including pharmaceutical chemistry and industrial chemistry (in particular polymers).
Kate has experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications in Europe and worldwide, for a variety of clients ranging from universities to multinational corporations. Kate also has experience in coordinating prosecution of large global patent families and advising on infringement and validity issues.   
Kate holds a PhD in Chemistry from Imperial College London. Her research focused on investigating the synthesis and functionalisation of small heterocycles as fragments in drug discovery. During her time in academia she authored several academic papers.
Prior to joining Kilburn & Strode, Kate worked at the Royal Society where she managed a portfolio of high profile funding schemes which supported research across the natural sciences.


PhD in Chemistry – Imperial College London (2015)
MChem (Hons) Chemistry with External Placement – St. Andrews University (2010)


Charted Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) – Student Member
The Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI) – Student Member